Author: Sophie Beach

Sophie Beach lives in Berkeley, California. She previously served as senior research associate for Asia at the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based press freedom organization. She received her master's degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Her writing about China has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, The Nation magazine, and other publications.
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July 13, 2017

Liu Xiaobo, December 28, 1955-July 13, 2017

The Shenyang Justice Bureau announced on their website that imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has died from multiple organ failure after being sent to hospital in June in the late stages of terminal liver cancer. The official CGTN also reported the death, via an AP report, giving a rare acknowledgment from Chinese official media of Liu’s Nobel laureate status:

July 13, 2017

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